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Create Amazing Color Schemes for Your UI/UX Design Projects

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Overview

Have you ever tried to create your own color palette but you couldn't choose your colors harmoniously? If so, you are in the right place.

Many designers, especially beginners, aren't comfortable working with colors. That's why they try to find pre-made color palettes on websites. But why? The reason is they don't know the fundamentals of color.

If you are a UI/UX designer, you know how important color is. In fact, one of the most important aspects of user interface and user experience design is color, and if you don't use it properly, your design won't stand out.

In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about colors step by step, from color theory to color psychology. You will learn how to create harmonious and beautiful color palettes in no time. In addition to creating color palettes, you will learn how to apply colors to your design like a professional, no matter if it's a website or a mobile application.

Moreover, we will dive into the color accessibility topic, and you will learn how to create amazing color palettes that are accessible to everyone.

During this course, we will create different color palettes and apply them to websites and mobile applications using the software Figma. You will also learn how to validate your colors based on contrast ratios easily.

I’ll go over all of the essential tools and techniques for creating amazing color palettes required for User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design.

This course has been designed for people who are struggling to choose and apply colors properly. We will start with the most basic principles and work all the way through, step by step.

Course highlights:

  • Master Color Theory

  • Master Color Psychology

  • Learn how to create harmonious color schemes

  • Tips & Tricks for working with colors

  • Learn about the required colors in UI/UX design projects

  • Learn how to apply colors to your design like a pro

Who this course is for:

  • Web Designers
  • UI Designers
  • UI/UX Designers
  • Graphic designers who want to become UI designers
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to work with colors
  • Developers who want to understand colors better

So, what are you waiting for? Enroll today!!

Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Structure of the course
  • The importance of colors in UI/UX design
  • Color Modes
  • The color ingredients
  • Master the color wheel
  • Different types of colors
  • Color Harmonies
  • Color Contrast
  • Real-world examples of harmonious color schemes
  • Introduction to Color Psychology
  • Gender differences in color preference
  • Required colors for UI design
  • How to create a color palette for your project?
  • How to choose your base color?
  • How to choose an accent color?
  • How to choose background colors?
  • Semantic colors in UI design
  • What is a color scale?
  • What is Grayscale?
  • How to apply a color palette to your design?
  • How to name your colors appropriately?
  • How to create great gradients?
  • What is color accessibility?
  • Validate your color palette based on contrast ratio
  • Useful tools for accessibility
  • Color inspiration
  • Online tools for color palette creation
  • Apply a color palette to a website - Part 1
  • Apply a color palette to a website - Part 2
  • Apply a color palette to an application - Part 1
  • Apply a color palette to an application - Part 2
  • What to do next?

Taught by

Arash Ahadzadeh

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